C.A. Johnson hails from Metairie, Louisiana, but currently lives and writes in Queens, NY. Her plays include “Thirst (2017 Kilroys List, The Contemporary American Theater Festival), “The Climb (Cherry Lane Mentor Project 2019), “An American Feast (NYU Playwrights Horizons Theater School), “All The Natalie Portmans,” and “Mother Tongue.” She is a Core Writer at the Playwrights Center. She was previously the 2018 P73 Playwriting Fellow, The Lark’s 2016-17 Van Lier Fellow, a Dramatists Guild Fellow, a member of The Civilians R&D Group, and a member of The Working Farm at SPACE on Ryder Farm. Her work has been developed with The Lark, PlayPenn, Luna Stage, Open Bar Theatricals, The Dennis and Victoria Ross Foundation, and The Fire This Time Festival. Most recently, C.A. was chosen for a Sundance/Ucross Fellowship and the 2018 Sundance Theatre Lab in Marrakesh, Morocco. BA: Smith College MFA: NYU. MCC’s 2019-20 Tow Playwright-in-Residence.